Componets of Fitness

Briana Sullivan

SPEED

When you run you are moving fast which is considered speed. Speed is the ability to move quickly from one point to another in a straight line. This lady is running which is speed.
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Muscular Strength

The amount of force that can be produced by a single contraction of a muscle. The lady below is doing and exercise to strengthen her muscles.
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Cardiovascular Endurance

The ability of the circulatory system (heart and blood vessels) to supply oxygen to working muscles during exercise. The lady below is doing a cardiovascular strength excercise, by swimming.
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Flexibility

The range of movement possible at various joints. This woman is being flexible by doing this excercise.
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Body Composition

The relative percentage of body fat compared to lean body mass (muscle, bone, water, etc).
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Agility

The ability of the body to change direction quickly. The people below are doing a exercise for agility.
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Balance

The ability to maintain an upright posture while still or moving. This woman is on foot keeping balance to not fall.
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Coordination

Integration with hand and/ or foot movements with the input of the of the senses.
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Reaction Time

Integration with hand and/ or foot movements with the input of the senses.
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Power

The ability to do strength work at an explosive pace.